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    July 26, 2011
    5:30 - 6:00am EDT  

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doppler radar. i heard about a storm up towards emmettsburg that knocked down trees and rows of corn but no major damage and not much expected today. we have an improvement we will talk about in a moment but right now traffic. >> reporter: it was too good to be true because we are getting incident out there as more people get up and out the door -- incidents out there as more people get up and get out the door. we have some volume on i-97. we have an incident not at this point but 50 east at solomon island road, there's debris in the road. it's on the on-ramp. that may be affecting some of the traffic here. elsewhere, in dundalk, -- first the drive times. i forget. 38 southbound from shawan to the beltway, 5 minutes. 6 minutes 95 southbound from white marsh to the beltway. no problems. 7 minutes traveling the outer loop, 795 to 70. and bel air to providence just 6 minutes. in terms of other accidents that we are dealing with, north point road at rose bank avenue
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in dundalk, tractor trailer ran into parked cars there. also in rosedale, kenwood at hazelwood, an accident is there. charley. >> thanks a lot. president obama made a speech to the nation and this time he is saying time is running out to come to a deal on the debt ceiling. republicans and democrats introduced a number of plans for a possible solution and neither popular with the other party. sherrie johnson is here this morning with the very latest. sherrie. >> reporter: charley, last night in his speech, the president said the consequences of failing to raise the debt limit would be catastrophic. and he leveled blame at the republicans. the house speaker made it a showdown and says it is the president and democrats who are blocking a deal to save the nation's potential economic collapse by blocking the no cuts plan of house republicans. it's a face-off that shows a stalemate with no apparent progress. >> the only reason this balanced approach is not on its way to becoming law right now
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is because a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach. a cuts only approach. >> the sad truth is the president wanted a blank check six months ago and wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> reporter: democrats wants the debt ceiling raised through the end of 2012 republicans want a short-term fix with no tax increases. so far, no deal and the clock is running out. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> news time is 5:32. looking at news around the nation this morning, really frightening moments all caught on camera. tough take a look at this. a red car flew down the street. this is in california with a guyhanging out the window of the passenger side door. police found the guy and the car a mile down the road. he was totally fine. neither the driver or the man dragged were willing to tell police what happened so police say no charges are being filed.
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>> publicity stunt. [audio not understandable] [ inaudible ] >> rescuers raced to save a child from a rushing river and that child now is recovering in the hospital in pennsylvania. the 12-year-old boy jumped into the river but was swept away by the current. heavy rain in that area caused the creek to swell so quickly creating swift currents. he is in critical but stable condition this morning. this man is standing there butt naked and i am saying who are you? how did you get here? i said oh no you didn't. and then that's when i grabbed the bat.and it didn't impress him i would use it and he figured i was showing it. so i hit him with it and beat hem out -- him out door. >> oh no he didn't. don't mess with granny. 70-year-old bonnie jumped into action. she found a naked intruder in her hallway around 3:30 in the
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morning. her grandson was asleep and she says she didn't want the intruder to get near him. he grabbed his clothes and left through the bathroom. he escaped barely from bonnie and her swinging bat. was it funny she was wearing bonnet. >> it was cute. she looks good and good for her. >> you have to swine for the downs. -- swing for the downs. it's been a month since the suspected east coast rapist has been taken into custody. now new details are emerging. >> what detectives are saying about other possible courtroomsinvolving the alleged attacker. i saw people running in front of me, and he behind them shooting and people falling in front of me. i started to run like everyone. >> new details about the deadly attacks in norway all caught on tape. hear from an amateur film make here shot -- maker who shot that footage. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30. ah, progress.
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now "good morning maryland." two months after a tornado flattened parts of the joplin
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missouri displacing residents, they are now getting new homes. the first fema trailers arrived during weekend and crews are setting up the wide trailers. crews hoped to have about 70 homes ready by sometime next week eventually fema expects to house 350 families at 2 mobile home parks near joplin regional airport. now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> at 5:38. this is the beginning of the end of the 5:00 sunlight. we got predawn light but sunlight after 6 a.m. in the state of maryland this morning. we are looking at 70 right now a little hint of fog in manchester valley where they had storms. 70 westminster 72 owings mills where you had a pretty good downpour during thea noon extending towards glen burnie and annapolis at 74. fallston missed out on it but you have fog at 73 this morning and 73 up towards northeast. near 80 by 8:00 and again we
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are looking for temperatures to be hot but knotsably less humid. two degree guaranteed high of 91. a break in the head and humidity and then more returns. how about the traffic. >> reporter: eastbound at solomon island's road, debris on the on ramp on solomon's island road. the beltway shows things moving well. 695 at wilkins avenue the outer loop hat heavier traffic to the left. inner loop is moving well. we have a few incidents that have been there for a while now. hopefully, in the cleanup stages and dundalk north point road at rose bank avenue a tractor trailer that hit parked cars. watch for emergency vehicles there. and in rosedale kenwood avenue at hazelwood we have a broken water main so be careful there. and 95 north before the toll plaza debris in the road. megan. >> 5:39. thanks. most dog owners will say their dog is smart and it turns out we are right.
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>> a study finds dog have the developmental abilities of a 2- year-old. researchers at the university of florida says the average canine is capable of learning 165 words. another study found that dogs get this and this is true, they can interpret human language and behavior and use it to their advantage sort of like begging for food. oscar is a master of that. >> i believe it. all this was publish in the journal of learning and behavior and we definitely want to hear from you. how smart is your dog? we actually posted this story on our facebook fan page a couple people writing in. and jim wrote in saying he had a springer spaniel and the dog can tell when his wife is going to have a seizure and she has ms and the dog knows that. you hear that all the time and people say i think it's true. you think so? >> i do. oscar figured out mine and air anna's patterns arianna's patterns when we got him two years ago he knew when we were going to work and when it was time to go outside.
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they just know. and the words, yeah, he understands. >> one of our dogs won't make icon tact and will turn around when we are leaving. >> and oscar speaks in latin. now, i don't believe he is that smart. stay with us. for those of you searching for a new job, it's time consuming. it could make your time a target for scammers. >> some of the most common scans to protect yourself from criminals. >> reporter: prison is no place to be when you have cancer. i am linda so a. local man's fight to stay out of jail and why he might be fighting a losing battle.
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welcome back. dealing with cancer is hard enough. but imagine have to stop your treatment at home and head back to jail. this morning abc2 news linda so is live to tell us how it's problem for one baltimore county man. linda, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charley. his name is henry cole and we told you about him earlier this year. today, there will be an emergency hearing to determine if henry cole will have to head back to prison to serve out the remainder of his sentence on tax evasionch the problem is he has -- evasion. the problem is he has cancer
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and the family has been pleading for a compassionate release because he doesn't have a lot of time left. he has been home being treat but he has to serve 20 monts months for tax evasion n january, he asked to be released because of his cancer, but the bureau of prisons denied the request. that means cole must go back to federal prison to serve out the rest of the sentence. his family, though, is vowing to fight that decision with an appeal. they are hoping to be heard today at that emergency hearing which will be be held at 11:30 at federal prison. the reporter joce sterman following the story from the very beginning will be there and bring you the latest as well as the outcome. linda so, abc2 news. 15 minutes away from six. new video this morning of a deadly attack in oslo. a man shot this amateur video of the chaos and the aftermath of the first bombing that he says that he went into a building to try to help anyone that could have been trapped. rescue workers were trying to help the people hurt get outside. the man who shot the video says it looked like a war zone.
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anders breast vick is the -- breivik is the suspected man of the bombing and shooting at another came. he is being held in solitary confinement and says the attack was carried out to save europe from muslim domination. new this morning, a bail hearing is expected to be held in the case of a presidential historian accused of stealing historic documents. the documents were from the maryland historical society. 63-year-old barry land yow and his assist -- land yow and his a-- landaeu and his assistant were seen walk off with the documents out of the liar bray y they found 60 historical documents that he was using including papers send by president lincoln. -- signed by president lincoln. authorities say dna evidence may link the east coast suspect in rape case up and down the east coast to
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another assault here in maryland a spokesperson for the green belt police department says they are waiting for more test results to confirm aaron thomas is linked to the 1999 rape they are investigating. authorities have tied thomas to rapes in other a-- and other attacks on 17 women from virginia and connecticut. and new businesses are coming to baltimore today. county executive kevin kamenetz joins business leaders for the green ground breaking that is happening on the company's new headquarters. also, ea will be announcing new jobs at the company as it transfers the operations within the shilling green in the building in hunt valley to the facility planned for a planetarium certification. the highest rating sustainable for green commercial construction. it's 5:47. thanks a lot. with unemployment so high a. lot of job hunters are spending a lot of time online hoping for the next great opportunity. that said, it is also a great
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opportunity to take advantage from job scamers because they are out to get you as well. the better business bureau round up the most effective on line scams. some take advantage of job seekers. some offered to match up consume wears job for a fee. scamers swipe the money and the victim's bank account information and in some cases, social security number too. also on the list, work from home schemes allegedly offering consumers a chance to work as a mystery shopper or assembling items. the bbb reminds job hundreders -- hunters that legitimate job offers will not ask for money or a background check or creditreports or administrative fees. be weary of unsolicited job offers in your e-mail and be careful about where you upload your resume. that personal information can take -- can make you a target for identity thieves. now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most
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accurate by weatherate. >> all right. the heat was on but not as hot as it had been. widespread 90s across the eastern u.s. but low 90s for us. i think the storms that came in during the afternoon was oppress which the humidity. we were on the edge of the 90s. 80s back to the west. and we will try to a get some of that in here at least for one day this week. it's where we belong. this 26th of july shows us 66 a typical morning at 87. normal 5á6 noon look -- normal afternoon. 55 a in 1976. tough go back to 1940 to find the high mark of 101. we have been talking about this. the first time for the summer season was the sunrise in the 6 clon00 -- 6:00 hour. we lost about one hour and 40 minutes i am sorry one minute and 40 seconds of daylight since yesterday. we don't want to lose the other end. we have daylight expected for today. high pressure is building in. we have a push affrontal
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boundary a-- a frontal boundary coming across the midwest. despite the fog it will turn out to be less humid rolling through the afternoon. we will watch a frontal boundary sliding across the great lakes that could reach us during the evening hours with a band of clouds. otherwise, mostly sby skies and -- sunny skies and a thin ribbon of showers developing that could clip some of us around the sunset time and throughout the evening. beyond that, we drop the humidity and clear out the skies and leave for a beautiful overnight morning tomorrow. a good looking day and then weram up up the heat and humidity heading towards the end of the week. today, mostly sunny skies. 91 above normal. but it will be noticeably less humid which means a bit more comfortable. tonight, after any threat of an evening isolated shower, we clear it out and cool it down and patchy fog with temperatures dropping back into the mid-60s for most us. warmer downtown a. little cooler low 60s once you head further west and north of the beltway. tomorrow the nicest day of the week and i am going to 89
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degrees. that will keep us closer to normal and the first time in a long time out of the 90s. but we will get back there in a hurry. 95 thursday and 98 on friday and at this stage of the game we could see another 100 degree reading for the end of the weekspark isolated thunderstorms. humidity will be back in the weekend and temperatures in the high to low 90s. >> reporter: harford road is blocked in both directions at glen arm road due to fallen trees. use bel air instead. we are doing okay on 695 at liberty road on the northwest side. no probe leams to report. -- problems to report. right now 50 eastbound at solomon's island road, debris is on the off-ramp. that's causing some delay in the area. you will start to see it right after 97. broken water main at rosedale and tractor trailer accident that hit parked cars.
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north point at rosemont avenue. back to you. >> all right. there's no denying our country's economic state is in bad shape. we know that. that's definite. but how does it compare with recent years. a poll asked you how hard it is to find a job in america. and the response many of you weighed in is pretty startling. and a day after medical examiners complete the autopsy, amy winehouse will be laid to rest. details on her funeral are straight ahead. [ cherie ] i wanted to make a difference in my community.
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[ kimberly ] the university gave me the knowledge to make a difference in people's lives. [ carrie ] you're studying how to be an effective leader. [ cherie ] you're dealing with professionals, teaching things that they were doing every day. [ kimberly ] i manage a network of over a thousand nurses. [ carrie ] i helped turn an at-risk school into an award-winning school. [ cherie ] i'm responsible for the largest urban renewal project in utah. [ kimberly ] and university of phoenix made it possible. learn more at phoenix.edu.
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5:55. five things to know before heading out this morning. you think it's hard finding a job? most americans agree. a abc news washington post pollen cates that 82% of -- poll says 82 merse find it difficult to find jobs. the record high was in december of 2009. more than half of the economic downturn forced changes in personal lifestyles. the oversite committee willhold a second hearing on the atf fast and furious.
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>> today baltimore city mayoral candidate will introduce his plans to reduce property tax. the burdens for families and tobro the city future. it-- grow the city's future. it will be held on sherwood avenue. the funeral for amy -- amy winehouse will be held today and will be held for family and close friends only. monday, an autopsy was performed to determine the cause of death. those results won't be made available until october. winehouse died saturday at her london home. conservative commentator glenn beck is under fire for comments he had mate -- comments he made about the shooting in norway he compared it to a hitler youth objection of nazi jrmy e didn't understand -- germany e didn't understand -- he didn't understand why it was run by a
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ruling party. what a group wants to be taken down, the big names attached to the lawsuit. we will explain. and the emergency landing and the fuel being dumped in midair. what happened? more in the faa investigation of an american airlines jet. and nasa will have nearly 8,000 soon to be unemployed staff. why and how the kennedy space center is trying to help. ♪ [ female announcer ] everybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announcer ] and with charmin ultra soft, you can get that same cushiony feeling you love while still using less. charmin ultra soft has extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. so you can use four times less versus the leading value brand.
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